Frangipani flower

The frangipani flower that we found exclusively in warm countries has five petals and the centre is often yellow. This flower has a rich history with multiple meanings among the Hindus (dedication and devotion), in Buddhism (immortality), among the Mayans (life and birth).
Frangipani oil is called Ayurveda and has healing powers.

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Arrival of the Minister of Overseas France, Annick Girardin

The arrival of a minister is a very important event here. The whole territory of Wallis Island is preparing to welcome this representative of the French State as it should.
Mrs Annick Girardin, Minister of Overseas France, arrived today on the commercial flight Aircalin.

Ministre Annick Girardin

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Monastery

On October 1, 2003, six Carmelite sisters arrived in Wallis, from Carmel in Samoa, for the foundation of a Carmel in Holo. Wallis is a 90% Catholic island.
With friends we decided to go to one of the religious masses at 5am. It was very spiritual and enriching. Even if we do not see the sisters (because they are hidden), we were able to hear the power of their voices during the songs.

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At the end of the mass, we were able to enjoy this magnificent view overlooking Wallis and its lagoon.

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